Daftar Situs untuk Meningkatkan Academic Writing
Websites on academic writing
There is a rapidly
growing number of sites that address various areas of academic writing, but the
quality is very variable. Below are listed some URLs that we think you may find
Phrasebank (by John Morley at Manchester)
- Academic Writer (from Virtual Language
Centre, Hong Kong)
- Advice on Academic Writing (University
- OWL (Purdue University's On-Line
Guides and Strategies (University of St. Thomas (UST), St.
- The Writing Center (The University of
Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center)
- Writer's Web (Good resources for essay
and Presenting your Thesis or Dissertation (Advice from
Joseph Levine at Michigan State University)
- Writing a thesis statement (from
- Writing Examination Answers (our own
ELTC materials) Edinburgh.
- (Even if your programme does not assess using
written examinations, there is helpful advice here about interpreting
questions set by lecturers/examiners)
- Writing Resources (from Harvard
- Re:Writing (the home of Bedford/St
Martin's free and premium resources -grammar and writing).
- Academic Writing in English (Finnish
Psychological Association (E-reference formats recommended
by the APA)
- Chicago Manual of Style (Essential
guide for writers, editors and publishers)
to Grammar and Writing (Very useful site, with information
and exercises on numerous areas of grammar and writing: sentence parts,
paragraphs, writing process).
Academic WritingThe course explains
and demonstrates key university essay writing skills, using video
tutorials and pages of notes, exercises and models. It is suitable
for self-study, and is aimed at both home and international university
Academic Writing can be accessed through Learn. Simply log in to Learn and
look for Self Enrol (Students) on the front page. Next to
AccessUK and Epax Academic Writing, click Enrol.
That list is a small
fraction of the websites now offering writing practice and advice to
international and native-speaker students. The best way in to what is now
available is via the website Using English for Academic Purposes:
That will give you a
better idea of the wealth of material on the Net.
Course director, Academic
Essay Writing for Education Masters Students